Smallest Twin Engine

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  1. sunny91

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    Hi: I am not sure that i will take a ride in this aircraft..

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    No f'ing way. Not only would I not fit, but you would HAVE to cut me up before you could stuff me in that toy. :shock:
     
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    Ah its French. Now I feel better.
     
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    Yeah, it would only be the French. I would fit in it but I wouldn't go in it, I wouldn't feel safe despite the two engines.
     
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    Engine out scenario? C'mon the glide ratio must be sh!t and the phugoid wouldn't get through a half cycle. Splat.
     
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    Exactly, one of those engines is not going to keep you in the air. If one goes you go...
     
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    Wonder what one of those "little" engines go for. Bet its not a "little" bit of change. :)
     
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    never in a million years, French small engines with what maybe 50-75 hp?.... no way
     
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    50-75hp? Not a chance. I bet half that, maybe.
     
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    i just shot that out there not very good at engines :), in that case never in 2 million years!
     
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    No offense meant. That is half the irony of the airplane. You CANT imagine those little things getting you airborne. And if they did. You can't imagine them KEEPING you airborne.
     
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    Hi: Check on this link you have more info..

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    Wow. Suprisingly stable at slow speeds.
     
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    This is the Cri-Cri, an ultralight amateur plane, famous in the early '90 among the European ultralight community.
    I think it should be considered a nice toy rather than a commercial proposal, although there was some small 'fan club' and plans for construction are available.
     
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    Well I have to give it an "A" for being ingenious and showing just what
    people who love to FLY will do to make it a reality...Now, will she
    do a loop or snap roll? THAT would totally impress me!!
     

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    Snap roll. Yep. I suspect so.
     
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